Charles “Mel” Allen, 72 of Wellsville passed away at his residence on Monday, November 5, 2018.
He was born in Portland, Ohio on September 9, 1946 a son of the late Charles W. and Virgie M. (Cornell) Allen. Living most of his life in this area, he worked as a kiln operator for the former Ferro Company. Mel also worked for Walmart, the American Station in Wellsville, drove a cement truck and worked as a deck hand on a boat. He enjoyed working on cars, gardening and attended Grace Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons: Charles William Allen and his wife Jennifer and Jason Allen both of Wellsville, OH; a daughter: Sherrie Allen of East Liverpool, OH; two brothers: Marvin Allen and his wife Joyce of Racine, OH and Sam Timmins and his wife Linda of East Liverpool, OH, twelve grandchildren and his faithful companion Hercules.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son: Michael Ray Allen, two daughters: Judy Kay Allen and Carrie A. Mellott and three sisters.
Services will be held at the Care MacLean Chapel of the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7 PM.
Family will be present to receive friends at the MacLean Chapel on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 5 PM up until the time of the service at 7 PM.
Family and friends may view this obituary or send condolences online at www.carechapel.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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